Source Information Canada, Census Mortality Schedule, 1871 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA:, 2017.
Original data: Library and Archives of Canada, Ontario, Canada.

About Canada, Census Mortality Schedule, 1871

This collection includes mortality schedules for the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec from 1871.

Mortality schedules are registers of deaths that have been recorded at the national level, usually corresponding with a census. This collection covers deaths which occurred during the 12 months prior to the census enumeration. The age given in the census was rounded up to what would have been the deceased's age at his or her next birthday.

Records vary, but mortality schedule records may include:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Age of the deceased
  • Year of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Month of death
  • Place of death
  • Marital Status
  • Religion